Genetic Transformation

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Genetic engineering has many applications in medicine, agriculture, environmental conservation and other areas. Genetic transformation is the process of incorporating a gene into an organism; it is an essential process in genetic engineering, specifically for the development of biomedical devices, pharmaceuticals or agricultural biotechnology. Use this Demonstration to learn the four main steps of genetic transformation.

Contributed by: Madeline Song (March 2017)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



This was a project for Advanced Topics in Mathematics II, 2016–2017, Torrey Pines High School, San Diego, CA.


[1] P. H. Raven, G. B. Johnson, J. Losos, K. A. Mason and S. Singer, Biology, 8th ed., New York: McGraw Hill. "Bacterial Transformation."

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